Candlelight Records February 2013 Label Update


CROWN (World): This French duo creates a wondrous sound that weaves electronics and bombastic guitars to maximum effect. Their Candlelight debut, titled Psychurgy, is set for North American release on June 11. Check out an advance track now on a free Candlelight Bandcamp sampler (also featuring songs from Cnoc An Tursa, Nine Covens, Wodensthrone, Voices, and more). The sampler is available HERE.



FEAR FACTORY (North America): The band has confirmed 15 dates in North America. These dates are the first live dates by the band since May 2012 and first to truly support The Industrialist since its release. Full tour dates are noted in the tour section below.

ORANGE GOBLIN (World): The countdown is on for the boys from London to land on US soil for their first full tour in years! And all timed for the release of their first live CD/DVD, A Eulogy For The Fans/Orange Goblin Live 2012. Set to hit North American stores on March 12, it contains twelve awesome tracks as captured at Hellfest (France) and Bloodstock (England) last summer. “Red Tide Rising,” “Time Travelling Blues,” “Ballad of Solomon Eagle,” and the #3 Most Added song to CMJ’s Loud Report last week – “The Filthy & The Few.” Full tour dates with Clutch as well recently announced headline performances are noted in the tour section below.

HAVOK (World): The Denver thrashers are now tracking their still untitled third full-length album. Planned for release late June, it follows Time Is Up, the album that truly opened doors for the still young quartet. The band is producing with Terry Date mixing. HAVOK was a performer on Barge to Hell (alongside At The Gates, Napalm Death, Behemoth, and labelmates Corrosion Of Conformity, among others). Watch for more recording details in the coming weeks.

WOE (World): Withdrawal, the third record from the Philadelphia black metal band, is set for release on April 23. Hailed by media since their debut, A Spell for the Death of Man, in 2008, WOE has slowly built a solid fanbase with Metal Sucks saying, “this is the sound of black metal to come.” Teeth of the Divine note, “WOE carve out their own niche amid the US black metal scene without bowing down to either forced brittle Scandinavian worship, post rock injections or self loathing depression.” premiered the first material from Withdrawal a few weeks back. To have a listen click HERE.

MEADS OF ASPHODEL (World): Sonderkommando is the second album for Candlelight from these UK-based black metal medievalists. It is yet another dynamic adventure from the inventive band. Stereogum notes, “it’s impossible to nail their sound without just diving in,” when detailing the band’s unique sound. It is hard to pinpoint when you consider the band have covered Stiff Little Fingers, Discharge, the Stranglers, Conflict, Skeptix, the Kinks, and completed a split recording with Mayhem in 2002. Sonderkommando is schedule to be released in North America on June 18.

IHSAHN (World): The days are counting down for former Emperor vocalist/guitarist to touchdown on US soil, performing at this year’s Maryland Death Festival. This will be only the second time the highly respected musician has performed as a solo artist since setting out on his own (following the 2001 demise of Emperor). He is already feverously working on new material which he plans to record in the coming months; songs to be included on his fourth solo recording anticipated for late year. Watch for further details.

EARTH CRISIS (World): The band is expected to begin recording of their first album for Candlelight in August. In the meantime the band recently posted about two projects they are helping/endorse. Visit HERE to buy a tshirt with proceeds going towards Sea Shepherds. And check out vocalist Karl Buechner on this upcoming new album being put out by the folks at Fast Break! Records HERE.



2/26/2013 The 2 Bit Saloon – Seattle, WA w/ Icon of Phobos
2/27/2013 Rotture – Portland, OR w/ Icon of Phobos
3/01/2013 Eli’s Mile High Club – Oakland, CA w/ Icon of Phobos, Odium Totus
3/02/2013 Five Star Bar – Los Angeles, CA w/ Icon of Phobos, Odium Totus
3/03/2013 Favorites – Las Vegas, NV w/ Odium Totus

3/08/2013 Bogarts – Cincinnati, OH w/ Clutch
3/09/2013 Marathon Music Works – Nashville, TN w/ Clutch
3/10/2013 Pop’s – Sauget, IL w/ Clutch
3/11/2013 Juanita’s Cantina Ballroom – Little Rock, AR w/ Clutch
3/12/2013 Cain’s Ballroom – Tulsa, OK w/ Clutch
3/14/2013 Palladium Ballroom – Dallas, TX w/ Clutch
3/18/2013 Black Sheep – Colorado Springs, CO w/ Clutch
3/19/2013 The Depot – Salt Lake City, UT w/ Clutch
3/21/2013 House of Blues – West Hollywood, CA w/ Clutch
3/22/2013 The Marquee – Tempe, AZ w/ Clutch
3/23/2013 Hard Rock Café – Las Vegas, NV w/ Clutch
3/24/2013 House of Blues – Anaheim, CA w/ Clutch
3/26/2013 Regency Grand Ballroom – San Francisco, CA w/ Clutch
3/27/2013 Knitting Factory – Reno, NV w/ Clutch
3/29/2013 Showbox at the Market – Seattle, WA w/ Clutch
3/30/2013 Roseland Theater – Portland, OR w/ Clutch
3/31/2013 Knitting Factory – Boise, ID w/ Clutch
4/01/2013 Wilma Theater – Missoula, MT w/ Clutch
4/02/2013 Knitting Factory – Spokane, WA w/ Clutch
4/03/2013 Commodore Ballroom – Vancouver, BC w/ Clutch
4/05/2013 Flames Centra – Calgary, AB w/ Club
4/06/2013 Odeon Events Centre – Saskatoon, SK w/ Clutch
4/07/2013 Union Hall – Edmonton, AB w/ Clutch
4/09/2013 Garrick Centre – Winnipeg, MB w/ Clutch
4/10/2013 First Avenue – Minneapolis, MN w/ Clutch
4/11/2013 Wooly’s – Des Moines, IA w/ Clutch
4/12/2013 House of Blues – Chicago, IL w/ Clutch
4/13/2013 Orbit Room – Grand Rapids, MI w/ Clutch
4/15/2013 Wescott Theater – Syracuse, NY w/ Clutch
4/16/2013 Toad’s Place – New Haven, CT w/ Clutch
4/18/2013 Sound Academy – Toronto, ON w/ Clutch
4/19/2013 Stage AE indoor – Pittsburgh, PA w/ Clutch
4/20/2013 Ram’s Head Live – Baltimore, MD w/ Clutch
4/21/2013 North Star Bar – Philadelphia, PA
4/22/2013 St. Vitus Bar – Brooklyn, NY
4/23/2013 Middle East downstairs – Cambridge, MA

3/16/2013 – Cheyenne Saloon – Las Vegas, NV w/ Gravehill, Avenger of Blood

3/23/2013 Bluebird Theater – Denver, CO w/ Cephalic Carnage, Speedwolf
3/27/2013 Fitzgerald’s – Houston, TX w/ The Casualties, Goatwhore
3/28/2013 Zero’s – Corpus Christi, TX w/ The Casualties, Goatwhore
3/29/2013 Korova – San Antonio, TX w/ The Casualties, Goatwhore
3/30/2013 Club Dada – Dallas, TX w/ The Casualties, Goatwhore
4/01/2013 Launchapd – Albuquerque, NM w/ The Casualties, Goatwhore
4/02/2013 Rocky Point – Tempe, AZ w/ The Casualties, Goatwhore
4/03/2013 The Observatory – Santa Ana, CA w/ The Casualties, Goatwhore
4/04/2013 The Vex – Los Angeles, CA w/ The Casualties, Goatwhore
4/05/2013 Cheyenne Saloon – Las Vegas, NV w/Goatwhore
4/06/2013 Oakland Metro – Oakland, CA w/ The Casualties, Goatwhore
4/07/2013 The Alley – Reno, NV w/ The Casualties, Goatwhore
4/08/2013 Branx – Portland, OR w/ The Casualties, Goatwhore
4/09/2013 Studio Seven – Seattle, WA w/ The Casualties, Goatwhore

4/05/2013 Millcreek Tavern – Philadelphia, PA
4/06/2013 Roger’s – Chesapeake, VA
4/07/2013 Strange Matter – Richmond, VA
4/08/2013 The Windup Space – Baltimore, MD
4/09/2013 Middle East upstairs – Cambridge, MA
4/10/2013 St. Vitus – Brooklyn, NY
4/11/2013 St. Vitus – Brooklyn, NY
4/12/2013 El N Gee – Hartford, CA
4/13/2013 Theatre Plaza – Montreal, QC
4/14/2013 L’Agitte – Quebec City, QC
4/15/2013 Wreck Room – Toronto, ON
4/16/2013 Ace of Cups – Columbus, OH
4/17/2013 Mojoe’s – Joliet, IL
4/18/2013 Rocco’s – Milwaukee, WI
4/20/2013 Zoo Cabaret – Winnipeg, MT
4/22/2013 Dickens Pub – Calgary, AB
40/24/2013 Biltmore Cabaret – Vancouver, BC
4/25/2013 Highline – Seattle, WA
4/26/2013 Ash Street Saloon – Portland, OR
4/27/2013 Shinneybrook Creek Cabins @ Festum Carnis – Soda Springs, CA
4/28/2013 DNA Lounge – San Francisco, CA
4/30/2013 The Vex – Los Angeles, CA
5/01/2013 Ruby Room – San Diego, CA
5/02/2013 Rocky Point Cantina – Tempe, AZ
5/04/2013 The Boiler Room – Dallas, TX

4/13/2013 Movistar Arena The Metal Fest – Santiago, Chile
4/17/2013 House of Blues – Las Vegas, NV w/ Danzig, The Agonist
4/19/2013 Ogden Theatre – Denver, CO w/ Danzig, The Agonist
4/20/2013 Sunshine Theater – Albuquerque, NM w/ Danzig, The Agonist
4/21/2013 Lonestar Amphitheater KFMX Big Purple Party – Lubbock, TX
4/22/2013 Stubb’s Waller Creek Amphitheater – Austin, TX w/ Danzig, The Agonist
4/23/2013 Concrete St. Amphitheater Pavillion – Corpus Christi, TX w/ Danzig, The Agonist
4/24/2013 Palladium Ballroom – Dallas, TX w/ Danzig, The Agonist
4/26/2013 Marquee Theatre – Tempe, AZ w/ Danzig, The Agonist
4/27/2013 Fox Theater – Pomona, CA w/ Danzig, The Agonist
4/28/2013 Majestic Ventura Theater – Ventura, CA w/ Danzig, The Agonist

4/14/2013 The Black Sheep – Colorado Springs, CO
4/15/2013 Summit Music Hall – Denver, CO
4/19/2013 Mojoe’s – Joliet, IL w/ Hate Eternal
4/20/2013 Club Fever – South Bend, IN w/ Hate Eternal
4/24/2013 Opera House – Toronto, ON
4/26/2013 McGuffy’s House of Rock – Dayton, OH
4/27/2013 The Machine Shop – Flint, MI
4/28/2013 Montage Music Hall – Rochester, NY
5/02/2013 Gramercy Theater – New York, NY w/ Hate Eternal
5/03/2013 Revolution – Amityville, NY
5/09/2013 Brewster’s Rock Bar – Jacksonville, FL
5/12/2013 Brass Mug – Tampa, FL
5/14/2013 Trees – Dallas, TX
5/15/2013 Backstage Live – San Antonio, TX
5/16/2013 Scout Bar – Houston, TX